High-Performance Building Fenestration Symposium Planned

for March 9

The free online event will examine Passive House fenestration performance standards and what it takes to grow domestic demand and supply.

The Passive House Network is pleased to announce a free symposium titled Fenestration Focus: Scaling High-Performance Domestic Supply & Demand, accessible live-online, February 9, 1-5 PM ET. The symposium will gather experts in fenestration research, manufacture and regulation. Together the speakers will shed light on how to advance market appreciation of the key role that high-quality fenestration plays in delivering building decarbonization, and better appreciate the certifications, codes and manufacturing practices that can make it all possible. 

 

The Passive House Standard has driven a global shift in the performance expectations of what a fenestration system can and should provide, and as demand grows, is transforming fenestration manufacturing from Ireland to China. Domestic demand and production are growing too, but how do we accelerate this trend? How can we support and transform our local fenestration industry to produce and deliver the fenestration products with performance metrics that we want and need? 

Produced in cooperation with the Passive House Institute (PHI) and the Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI), this symposium seeks to demystify Passive House fenestration performance standards, their relation to traditional American approaches, and what it takes to grow demand and supply.

“We are very happy to produce this event with PHI and FTI,” said PHN Board Member and event organizer, Bronwyn Barry. “PHI and FTI have a deep commitment to high-quality fenestration and appreciate that a robust and growing market in the US for high-performance fenestration is a prerequisite for hitting our decarbonization goals.”

Sessions will focus on Metrics & Certifications as well as Policy Mechanisms to Accelerate High-Performance Demand & Scale Manufacturing.

Find out more and register: https://naphnetwork.org/fenestration-symposium/